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This just in: Evergreen U settles with biology prof over threat of harm due to non-PC stance

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From Ian Miles Cheong at Daily Caller:

Evergreen State College has settled a tort claim with professor Bret Weinstein and his wife Heather Heying for $500,000 in connection to the 2017 “Day of Absence” protests, which saw anarchy spread throughout the campus earlier this year.

“Through a series of decisions made at the highest levels, including to officially support a day of racial segregation, the college has refused to protect its employees from repeated provocative and corrosive verbal and written hostility based on race, as well as threats of physical violence,” their claim stated.

Weinstein alleges that he was frequently called a “racist” by his peers for his refusal to support the so-called “Day of Absence,” which demanded white students and faculty recuse themselves from campus for a day so non-whites could have a powwow about oppression. More.

The faculty at Evergreen should be thanked for their concern for social justice but apprised that there was no need to turn their campus into the type of institution where staff need protection from inmates (prison, secure mental ward, etc.). Let alone to teach their students to model the typical behaviour of such inmates.

Note: Of course, this come-da-revolution is a great racket for certain types of profs to be in. They teach a student to behave in a way that no mentally normal group of human beings on the planet wants to tolerate. He starts to rage against the injustice of it all until… he is a teen soldier in their cause-of-the-month.

Yes, there is injustice here! Students should address the injustice by suing for educational malpractice.

And then please sit down and learn some biology.  Or go away.

See also: Could Evergreen State College in Washington, USA, be declared a state pen?

Evergreen biologist files suit

Evergreen biology prof Bret Weinstein’s shocking testimony at You Tube

8 Replies to “This just in: Evergreen U settles with biology prof over threat of harm due to non-PC stance

  1. 1
    Dean_from_Ohio says:

    “The faculty at Evergreen should be thanked for their concern for social justice….”

    No they shouldn’t! The social justice they serve is a Marxist, Alinskyite idolatry that allows all sorts of real evil and provides opportunities to tear down society while perversely signaling a twisted virtue.

    They need to repent before doing anything.

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    News says:

    Dean_from_Ohio at 1, did we say how we plan to thank them? I’ve suggested more lawsuits. Here, for example: Essentially the prof’s employer, the U, sicced those young thugs on her.

    In what kind of workplace is that acceptable? Some of those deans and dons should consider themselves lucky they are not facing criminal charges as well when their trained yobs get out of hand.

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    polistra says:

    Good. 500k would be enough to set up a pretty good lab at a sane small college in a sane state. There are plenty of jucos in sane places that would be glad to hire a credentialed biologist who brings his own seed grant.

  4. 4
    Florabama says:

    The whole university system needs to be junked. As all things tax payer funded, it has been abused to the point of brokenness. With modern technology, there is almost no need for classrooms. While there will always be need for hands on experience in a lab for those degrees that require it, most majors don’t and can be had online for a fraction of the cost of a major university.

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    News says:

    Florabama at 4, more and more people are tumbling to your view. Some of us have a theory that institutions become most corrupt and rudderless at the point at which they are becoming obsolete anyway.

    One can suggest underlying causes. One cause is surely that persons of real ability begin to avoid or desert the institution in favour of better opportunities elsewhere.

    For example, how smart does a campus administrator need to be to see that tolerating vandalism, disruption of classes, hooliganism, and violence is ruining everyone’s educational experience? A key reason for education is to learn to solve problems without that kind of thing, so the institution that caters to the miscreants is a widely-advertised, self-admitted failure.

    But then true mediocrities can only ever run an institution that way: into the ground

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    https://youtu.be/WLGQatLy9Ns

    Benjamin Boyce, a former student at Evergreen offers a series of videos, which analyze the entire Evergreen fiasco. He has several interviews with Brett Weinstein. In the link above he discussed this settlement.

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    Dean_from_Ohio says:

    News @ 2,

    There is a real difference, isn’t there, in what the lefties will tolerate when it serves their purposes and what they will tolerate when it doesn’t. This is a lack of character, and a hatred for the truth.

    Universities hate lawsuits and negative publicity. In some cases, the looming incidence of one or the other is all that goads them into doing the right thing. Sad.

    Deam

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